Hi, I just started to use matplotlib for a small project

    > involving graph generation. I'd like you to help me to
    > solve a simple problem: I assign to axes values that
    > range from 0 to 100 bilion. The library approximate the
    > values to fit correctly the layout, an it places the
    > exponent that should be used to retrieve the right value
    > on top of the axes. I need to change this behaviour, and
    > I'd like matplotlib to show the full exponent (1000
    > instead of x1e3 for example).

See the users guide section on tick locators and formatters, and the
examples showing how to use tick formatters

grep -l Formatter *.py